Cheerful Chindi Bracelets

Cutting out our garments from lengths of cloth produces a lot of leftover bits and pieces. It is important to us to keep this material out of the trash heaps, so we have designed a variety of creative ways to upcycle these scraps, called chindi.

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Larger pieces are incorporated into patchwork sections which are used as trim or as part of a garment or bag. Some strips are too thin to use this way, however.  

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The women invented an interesting technique to upcycle even these small pieces. Combining them with yarn, they make colorful and unique bracelets, each one a true one-of-a-kind accessory. 

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Here is how the process works:

The fabric strips are tightly braided with the yarn.

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